Blog Posts - St. Bartholomew

Feast of Saint Bartholomew, Apostle

The Feast of Saint Bartholomew is August 24th. Bartholomew is one of the twelve Apostles. He is mentioned in all four Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles. John’s Gospel states he was from Cana and that Jesus said upon meeting him "Here is a true I...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Aug 24, 2016

Discovering St. Barts with Seabourn

I was excited to visit St. Bartholomew for the first time. I had heard this island was one of the most exclusive and beautiful in the Caribbean, and I was not disappointed. I had breakfast at the Colonnade Restaurant on the Seabourn Sojourn. The...
by Wine And Spirits Travel on Mar 25, 2014

Michelangelo-The Apostle, St. Bartholomew

Michelangelo(1475 – 1564)-Detail From the Last Judgment, Sistine Chapel, the Vatican, Rome. As a sing of his martyrdom,the apostle, St. Bartholomew is holding his own flayed-off skin in his hard. Instead of repeating the saint’s face on h...
by The World Arts on Sep 15, 2013

Bartholomew’s Day

Bartholomew’s Day When 10-year-old Charles IX became king of France in 1560, his mother, Catherine de Medici, seized power as queen regent then tried to stabilize her religiously divided country. She tilted first toward Protestants then toward Cath...
by Laboring In The Lord on Aug 23, 2013

The Dragon Slayer

Medieval Christianity, growing up amid superstitious people without widespread access to Scripture, began worshiping its heroes, the saints of earlier days. God seemed unapproachable. The Almighty Father was feared. The Holy Spirit was neglected. Jes...
by Laboring In The Lord on Apr 23, 2013

The Edict of Nantes

In 1516 Pope Leo X gave Francis I, king of France, the privilege of appointing church leaders in his own country.
by Laboring In The Lord on Apr 13, 2013

Ronnie Biggs appears to be in rude health at partner-in-crime’s funeral

A defiant Ronnie Biggs appeared to be in rude health today at the funeral of Great Train Robbery partner-in-crime Bruce Reynolds, more than three years after being released from prison on compassionate grounds. Biggs, 83, who was freed in August 2009...
by Mafia Today on Mar 20, 2013

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